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do not have a suspect. >>> in san francisco, police believe a homeless man was sleeping on top of an elevator when he was crushed. his body found last night in the elevator shaft at the montgomery bart station. >>> and in san francisco, police now say the woman who held off officers with a shotgun and a hatchet for hours after breaking into a home was high on bath salts. the ordeal happened march 3rd at a home in the 2800 block of lyon street. s.w.a.t. officers negotiated with her for more than two hours before she surrendered. she faces burglary charges. >>> a series of ads is coming to a muni bus near you. and they have people asking, are they hate speech or free speech? kpix 5's mike sugerman is in san francisco with a look at the ads being bought by a group called the american freedom defense initiative. >> reporter: liz, bus ads will be up for the next four weeks and you might not even have noticed them except the opposition to these ads is making a big deal about them. >> reporter: the point of advertising is to get your message heard
. crime concerns are much lower in san jose and san francisco. and you can find the full results of that poll on our website, >>> well, oakland police did have something to celebrate today. they recovered a priceless piece of california history taken in a brazen museum burglary. kpix 5 reporter ann notarangelo shows us the case is far from closed. >> reporter: the jewelry box is exactly where it should be. it's in the museum behind me but it is still a mystery as to who took it and what were they going to do with it? >> it's been many sleepless nights. >> reporter: it may look like just an expense every jewelry box but this piece of california gold rush history evokes a lot of emotion. it's one of the iconic pieces in this museum. and when the oakland museum of california director got the call yesterday that it had been recovered -- >> i cried. i was in my car, pulled over and burst into tears. >> reporter: oakland police say 45-year-old parolee andre franklin has been charged with possession of stolen property. they have been loo
the driver veered off the road. >>> a san francisco nightclub is closing down for good after a gunfire erupted over the weekend. police say three people were wounded in the shooting at the 330 rich club saturday morning. now there is road tonight from the san francisco entertainment commission that the owners surrendered their license. the commission was expected to investigate that club. >>> a judge set bail at $500,000 for the man accused of killing a newspaper vendor in january. 36-year-old mark anthony cassell is scheduled to be arraigned this week on one count of murder and elder abuse causing death. the victim, 77-year-old dallas ayers died after police say mark anthony cassell picked him up and threw him to the ground. >>> the sheriff's department is looking for this man who was mistakenly freed from jail. here is a picture. he posed as another inmate with a similar name and staff did not follow property identification procedures. he has a history of theft, and domestic violence. >>> a trial got underway to determine whether a city can enter b
people, including 3 children. live in san francisco, eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the man suspected of shooting a rapper in las vegas is refusing to wave extra decision to nevada. ammar harris was arrested in southern california but his public defender asked authorities to produce a warrant for extra decision that would delay his trip by several weeks. harris is suspected of firing fatal shots from his range rover into a maserati driven by kenneth wayne cherry, an aspiring rapper who called himself kenny clutch. >>> san jose police and school officials are investigating a teacher accuse of trafficking child pornography. ktvu's robert handa is live in san jose to tell us why the teacher had contact with a number of students in a number of cities, robert? >> reporter: it has been a long tough day for the district informing parents and as the word spread the fear grows. >> reporter: tracing the steps has the andrew hill high school busy today. he was arrested by police for distributing child pornography. >> the youngest ones were four years
on opposing sides central to the battle over marriage in san francisco and their reaction to today's hearing. > an argument about equal justice and equal application of the law. >> if it's determined that the initiative passed by voters can be vetoed by government officials it was designed to -- that would be a perhaps a fatal blew to the process. >> reporter: another look outside the supreme court. this was the first of two major hearings on same sex marriage. tomorrow they will hear arguments about the federal defense of marriage act. reporting live. >> tomorrow the court will hear the oral arguments. the preses approved the 1996 federal law defining marriage between a plan and woman. then they will meet later this week to vote on each case. written rulings probably won't be released until the end of the term in june. >> san francisco mayor said today he hopes the court makes the right decision. >> i as a former civil rights attorney and also now as mayor, but also just as an individual who kind of doesn't want to see barriers to people mar
badly. we can smell it. >> reporter: the mayors of san francisco, san jose, santa clara and others came together on the stadium's northwest plaza to symbolize the bid to bring the super bowl here in 2016. >> there is no greater place to have a super bowl than here in silicon valley. >> it will be a regional effort with regional ben films. >> bring the super bowl here, it will be a regional effort with regional benefits. >> it's an incredible. >> reporter: the heart of the stadium is the new high-tech stadium. after the new orleans super bowl blackout this year, officials will highlight the stadium's energy efficiency. >> we have enough solar panels for our ten home games to be powered by the sun. we'll be net neutral on the grid to home games. that's something nobody else in the world can say in sporting events. >> reporter: despite the stadium being in santa clara and closer to san jose -- >> we're only a long putt from the border of san jose. >> reporter: south bay mayors know san francisco look the marquee name. >> san francisco is an iconic
the landfill by the ton. not for long. the new purpose for old shingles. >> dodgers caps in san francisco city hall? obviously something is very wrong here. and we're not talking about the selection of music. >> mother nature's selection of seasons a little bit off. we're not even in spring yet and we had a summer-like feel with mid-50s and clouds for most of the day at the beach but you go inland, i'll tell you what you had temperatures 20, 25 degrees warmer. beautiful shot of the city. there's a look at san jose. find out when you may hit 80 in san jose. that's coming up. dodgers caps i >>> members of the san francisco symphony took to city hall in dodgers caps in protest today. musicians are on the verge of striking next week because of a possible pay freeze. the dodgers hats represent higher wages made by musicians in the l.a. philharmonic orchestra. a strike would cancel the east coast tour. >>> you would have to work more hours than there are in a day in you are making minimum wage to afford rent. don ford reports. >> reporter: the government d
, carjacking and shots fired in san francisco. around 4:30 a.m. a man flagged down a taxi near jackson and buchanan street. the man began jumping on the vehicle, shattering the windshield. the cabdriver escaped from the vehicle leaving the keys in the ignition. the suspect took off in the cab. police tracked the taxi to jackson and spruce streets. the suspect drove toward the officers clipping a patrol car. when the officers fired at the cab, but the suspect didn't stop. >> our dispatch supervisor got on the phone to the police. told the police what happened and was able to follow on it the gps screen and tell the police where the cap -- cab was. the cab was found in the marina district. the suspect was arrested on carjacking and assault on a police officer. >>> richmond police are looking for two gunman who shot and killed a bart passenger last night. the shooting happened in front of commuters at the richmond bart station. the victim was shot at the main entrance. investigators are looking at video to see if the gunman were riding bart before th
as it develops. >>> in other headlines, the passenger in a car was shot this afternoon in san francisco's financial district. it happened in front of an apartment building at 38 bryant street which is just off the embarcadero. the driver took off looking for help. eventually winding up on market. well, from there, the wounded man was taken to san francisco general hospital. no word on his condition tonight. >>> a high-speed chase on highway 101 ends with the arrest of three burglary suspects. the men were spotted in san mateo and chased south into sar carlos and belmont. it ended on rinconada circle where there was a crash. no shots were fired. >>> a brief break from the wet weather just coming to an end. chief meteorologist paul deanno shows us where the rain is starting to fall already. >> rain is on the increase in a few spots. i'm going to show you those now because we are all going to get rainfall tonight but we are really seeing an uptick in that rain on kpix 5 high-def doppler radar. check out the south bay, los gatos, san jose, cupertino,
education. >>> a judge resumed in favor of the san francisco 49 earns today saying $30 million in disputed tax money was intended for the new santa clara stadium. schools argued they needed that money for classrooms while the team tried to use it to balance the state budget. the money will stay frozen until the judge decides how it should be allocated. >>> employees at san francisco general hospital rallied in front of the hospital over allegations of workplace bullying. union employees point to the case of a hospital interpreter. she left work to take care of her ailing mother and when she returned her managers harassed her. >> it's not her situation. many workers are being bullied on the job, harassed on the job. many of them go on stress and it's wrong. >> the activists say not only is the harassment illegal. there are specific bullying protections in the union contract. we called sf general for a comment about the allegations but no v not heard back. >>> a group of citizens are preparing an attempt to recall the county sheriff following
of those two. >>> there has been an arrest at a deadly shooting in san francisco's bayview district. the 21-year-old victim was shot multiple times. a 22-year-old man who ran from the scene was arrested a few blocks away. police also found a gun in the rear well of a car. no names being released and so far no word on a motive. >>> a teenager in campbell becomes that city's first murder victim in nearly six years. police say 18-year-old richard vega was walking along the sidewalk at the community center when he was shot several times. neighbors say this is a quiet residential area. >> usually these things happen have else. it happens right on your doorstep, it's shocking >> right now, all the information police have to go on is that a witness saw a dark sedan leaving the area. >>> the bay area area headlines, a complex was evacuated this afternoon after a construction crew hit a gas line. this happened in main street and great mr. parkway. crews hit that 2-inch line. pge crews capped that leak about in an hour. >>> in san jose, a home invasion
're following developing news in san francisco where a man was struck and killed by a bart train. officials say if appeared the man jumped into the train. bart is still single tracking trains through the area which is causing major delays along the s.f.o. directions. >>> a man pleaded not guilty today to murder. 77-year-old dallas airs died. it happened in january outside of the montgomery bart station in san francisco where ayers worked for 30 years. >>> a san jose man was charged in alleged debt reduction scheme. santa clara county prosecutor said robert childs ran -- investigators say he required participants to pay up front fee 50% of their debt to sign up for the service. officials say childs has been convicted twice before. >>> an 8-year-old girl left the hospital today a day after she was shot in the leg by an arrow. here's a picture of that crossbow arrow that was released by uc berkeley police. just about an hour ago, the family of nadine harrison gave us permission to use these pictures that shows the little girl on the left and the arrow and
following an argument. >> friends and relatives paid their respects in san francisco for a family killed by an alleged drunk driver in daly city. a woman and her two sons, 23 years old and 15 years old died after their car was broadsided by a speeding driver earlier this month. police arrested a 28-year-old sunnyvale man who faces three counts of gross vehicular manslaughter and other charges. >> police say a 17-year-old from richmond and a 16-year-old were arrested last thursday. authorities say they chased people walking along the path and that the pair also pushed a man off his bike and stole his cell phone. investigators are looking into whether the two boys a linked to a rash of robberies around this month. . >>> san francisco symphony has cannesed the east coast tour due to ongoing strikes by the players. the strike started last wednesday and since then four performances have been canceled. musicians rejected a proposal from a federal mediator to resume performances during a cooling off period. >> no longer will businesses need to wait wee
american burial ground. >>> muni accident in san francisco left one pedestrian badly hurt. she was hit by an outbound m line train near 19th and junipero serra this afternoon. the victim needed cpr at the scene. her injuries are life- threatening. that train operator is being questioned to determine exactly what happened. >>> an embattled school superintendent is out of a job tonight. the brentwood school board fired merrill grand last night after a 4-1 vote. it's more fallout from how the district handled the case of dina holder, the special education teacher convicted of kicking 5-year-old autistic student in 2010 but allowed to continue teaching. >>> the obama administration came out strongly today against california's same-sex marriage ban by urging the u.s. supreme court to overturn it. with the deadline looming, the justice department filed a legal brief challenging prop 8 on equal protection grounds. the high court is reviewing last year's appellate ruling that the ban is unconstitutional. the justices will hear arguments next month and rule
and san francisco county supervisors before a gun show could go on. >> if elected officials from this neighborhood from the adjoining counties would like a gun show, they have the right to express that and if they don't want it, they should have the right not only to express it but be heard. that's all this bill does. >> reporter: currently, firearms and ammunition can be sold there without any local input. the main concern is safety. in the last six months, within two miles of the cow palace, there have been 75 gun related crimes. the venue is across from the sunnyvale housing project and the bayview. also near visitacion valley and the mission. some people who live in nearby neighborhoods say this bill is a matter of life or death. >> this gun shop bullet came at me. >> reporter: he was shot a couple of weeks ago while speaking out against guns. he has a violence prevention and youth leadership program. >> ain't no room for assault weapons on the streets. there ain't no room. you have people over here selling guns. what about investing in
tomorrow. i'm monitoring that next. >>> san francisco giant's pitcher is suing for $3 million. >>> right after the break, a follow up to a story we told you about. decisions to make it easier to get a cab and why not all drivers are on board. >>> city leaders in san francisco are meeting to discuss a plan to give customers real time tracks of taxi cabs. dozens of driers line driveers lined up >> why should we do that if we can just go get a pink mustache. >> advocates say it will help them compete. we'll have more details after the meeting tonight. >>> pa lowe alto drugmaker is laying off. they may have to sell after they had to recall their only drug with serious side effects. 75% of the workforce is being laid off. san francisco's city attorney is calling to crack down on labeling of caffeinated drinks. a letter from scientist points to studies about the negative effects of high caffeine. they want manufacturers to include caffeine contex
. that snaps a 2002 record. mountain view tied one set back in 1959. concord 68, oakland 65, san francisco at 61. oakland 65. it will cool down to the 40s for much of the bay area tonight. high wave hazards this weekend. a long wave swell offshore means sneaker waves are possible this weekend. stay away from the rocks because these are the waves that sneak up on you and that warning is posted through 7:00 tomorrow night. weather headlines cooling down. chance of ran coming into the bay area on sunday. and a better chance coming in late tuesday and when. we'll set it all out for you. fair and cool, tgif. low 70s with a few high clouds unpeeling from low pressure that's spinning abeam the queen charlottes and as a result we'll get filtered sunshine, lower temperatures. high clouds, cooling down tomorrow. monday, partly cloudy at sfo. and for the rest of it the southland looks sunny with 70 degrees at los angeles and 34 in chicago. back if the bay area, 63 in san francisco, 62 in pacifica. extended forecast we'll get a chance of showers on sunday, not a b
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